Surveillance: What is it good for?
Online monitoring raises serious issues but applying ethics and rights can help make it fair and accountable, say University of Melbourne experts.
TikTok captures your face
University of Melbourne experts say that TikTok's decision to capture unique digital copies of your face and voice is a cybersecurity threat to your identity.
Poetry as a surveillance survival guide
Amid pervasive surveillance and social media, it is poetry that can help us navigate our technologically-led society, says a University of Melbourne expert
Privacy and health: The lessons of COVID-19
Australia's COVIDSafe app had wide support but too many were wary. A University of Melbourne-led team have now delved into Australians' attitudes to privacy
When tools for a health emergency become tools of oppression
Surveillance technology and powers deployed to combat COVID-19 can and are being used to threaten civil freedoms, University of Melbourne experts warn.
The cost to freedom in the war against COVID-19
Mass digital surveillance is being used around the world to control COVID-19. University of Melbourne experts warn of the risks to citizens' privacy and freedom
AI: It’s time for the law to respond
The law may always be behind technology, but a University of Melbourne expert argues that the sweeping influence of artificial intelligence needs more response.
The boss’ gaze: Workplace surveillance and what it means
Management expert Graham Sewell from the University of Melbourne on the evolution of workplace surveillance, its usefulness and its unsettling effects.
Two plus two equals 1984: Orwell’s nightmare or smug satire
Orwell's politics ring true today, but does Headlong Theatre's production of 1984 undermine the author's vision?